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circumferences, plural;
  1. The enclosing boundary of a curved geometric figure, esp. a circle

  2. The distance around something
    • - babies who have small head circumferences
    • - two inches in circumference
  3. The edge or region that entirely surrounds something
    • - petals on the circumference are larger than those in the center

  1. the size of something as given by the distance around it
  2. the boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe"
  3. the length of the closed curve of a circle
  4. (circumferent) encompassing(a): closely encircling; "encompassing mountain ranges"; "the surrounding countryside"
  5. The line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure; The length of such a line; The surface of a round or spherical object
  6. Represented by a line around the earth that starts and finishes at the same point. Due to the fact that the earth is not a true sphere but an oblate spheroid, or geoid, its length varies from 24,901.55 miles (40,075 km) around the equator to 24,859.82 miles (40,008 km) around the poles.
  7. Measurement of the outer dimension of the soccer ball. Type of testing used in approving a soccer ball for FIFA match use. Assures that the ball will is with in the minimum and maximum specifications of circumference.  For more information on FIFA soccer ball testing specifications, click here.
  8. Depending on the size of your foot, it's the measurement around the widest part of the shoe near the shaft.
  9. a.k.a the Mueller device - Designed by Rambaldi, built by Oskar Mueller. Known effects include increasing the aggression of certain bees and emitting a sub-sonic frequency which combined with chemical contaminants causes heightened aggression in humans. ...
  10. The knight who designed the round table
  11. Distance travelled along a circle starting @ 1 point, continuing in one direction, and returning to the original endpoint
  12. This point is reached where sufficient women have been recruited, and lassiework can be suspended. The situation usually occurs where alcoholic intake has ren­dered vital equipment temporarily redundant.
  13. of the workpiece measured in meters or feet
  14. Circle Perimiter: Sir Cumference ^h
  15. The boundary line of a circle
  16. The perimeter of a circle